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Eugene Weekly : Calendar : 7.17.08





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While it doesn’t have the marquee-shattering lustre of last year’s headlining act (hello, Pink Martini!), this summer’s da Vinci Days is still a good reason to spend a weekend lolling about the quaint college town of Corvallis. Not that you’ll be lolling much, as there’s enough to do each day to keep you busy with science, art and technology. Our fave is the Kinetic Sculpture Race: Where else will you see a people-powered vehicle in the shape of a human brain climb a sand dune, plow through a muddy bog and then float down the Willamette? To pull all that off without tipping, toppling or falling to pieces takes some brains. Also worth checking out is the film and video festival, an electric car race (pictured), robotics exhibition, poetry slam and a late-night stargazing party (with high-powered telescopes). If you’re just in town for the music, you can catch Cajun/zydeco jazz masters BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet on Friday and the Afro-funk reggae outfit Nikhil Korula Band on Saturday. See Corvallis listings.



Unless you’re a brooding anarchist, it’s a good week to be living in the Whiteaker neighborhood of Eugene. On Friday, all you Sam Bond’s-patronizing, Last Friday art walkers get to let loose at the Whiteaker Neighborhood River Festival, the annual celebration of hot temps, tricked-out bikes and the cool, refreshing Willamette River. Join the bike parade or drumming circle, test out a river kayak or just run real fast and dive onto Oregon’s reportedly largest slip-n-slide. WNRF action centers around the River House on North Adams Street, but don’t forget to set your cannabis-adoring heart aflutter at the Emerald Empire HempFest, starting Friday at 4:20 pm (niiiiice!) and continuing through Sunday. Two of the “most prominent cannabis reform activists in the nation” — Eddy Lepp (pictured) and Jack Herer — will speak at the event taking place at Washington-Jefferson Underbridge Park, complete with hemp vendors, music, food, calls for an end to cannabis prohibition and more. Want to help out? HempFest organizers are in urgent need of people with pickup trucks, orange construction fencing, bamboo, chest freezers and refrigerators. Call 517-0957. But don’t let your Friday night end without a visit to Sladden Park at 9 pm for the outdoor screening of the camp classic Labyrinth. Dance, magic, dance! See Friday Calendar..


And it’s also a great time to be a Cottage Grove resident, apparently. Not only is the annual ode to CG’s past glory as a mining boomtown heralded at the Bohemia Mining Days series of events Thursday through Sunday, but you can head on up to the top of Cougar Mountain (outside of nearby Saginaw) for the Tayberry Jam Friday through Sunday. The jam’s subhead is “Reggae on the Mountain,” but wethinks that’s just to bring in the reggae groupies. In fact, with music by Eleven Eyes, Lafa Taylor (pictured), Bad Mitten Orchestre and Bazil Rathbone, you’ll get doses of funk, hip hop, folkgrass and Celtic, respectively. But if you like reggae, there’s a lot of that, too. See Calendar.







THURSDAY, JULY 17

Sunrise 5:46am; Sunset 8:51pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51, SnarkCast: SMIRK-OFF

Film “Wild Connections: Hell’s Canyon-Wallowa Ecosystems,” 7pm, REI. Register, 465-1800. FREE.

Food/drink Wine tasting: “What’s your style?” 5pm-9pm, WineStyles. $5.

gatherings Bohemia Mining Days “Mining Memories” theme, with youth talent contest, Bloomer Parade, Battle of the Bands, Grand Miners’ Parade and more, daily today, tomorrow and July 19-20, Coiner Park, Cottage Grove. www.bohemiaminingdays.org FREE.

Public meeting of Citizen Planning Committee for the Whilamut Natural Area of Alton Baker Park, 6pm, Sloat Rm., Atrium Bldg., 99 W. 10th. FREE.

“The Basics of Water Service Delivery and Challenges in the Spring Blvd. Area,” presentation by EWEB staff, 7pm, Hilyard Community Center. FREE.

Kids/families “Weird & Wonderful Bugs” program, 2pm, Downtown Library. 682-8316. FREE.

lecture “Experience Works: Senior Workplace,” presentation, 3pm, Campbell Center. FREE.

Literary arts “Helping Me Help Myself,” author Beth Lisick reflects on her quest for self-improvement, 6:30pm, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE.

music The Essentials, 6:30pm, Amazon Center. FREE.

Kef, Darrin Kobetich, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5-$10. 

Bad Mitten Orchestre, Scrambled Ape, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” talks with Oregon Supreme Court Justice Betty Roberts about her cowgirl childhood in Texas, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

“New Dimensions” presents “The Willingness to Follow Your Dreams” w/Barbara Leger, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Outdoors/recreation Center for Appropriate Transport leads a mountain biking trip to the Salmon Creek Trail for kids 12 through 18, 9am, sign up at CAT or 344-6892. $25-$65 sliding scale.

Obsidians hike: Mount Pisgah moonrise/sunset, 2.2 miles. See YMCA board for details/sign-up.

T’ai chi clinic: First section of the Yang Long Form, 5:45pm-7:30pm Thursdays through Aug. 28, Skinner Butte Park. 342-8537. FREE.

Spiritual New Hope Christian Fellowship presents “An Island Gathering w/Pastor Wayne Cordeiro,” 7pm today & tomorrow, Hult Center. www.oregonnewhope.org FREE.

Theater Mad Duckling Children’s Theater presents Cinderella, or, It’s Okay to be Different, 11am today, tomorrow and July 19, Amazon Park. 346-4192. $5.

Hello Dolly, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and July 19, 23-26; 2pm July 20 & 26-27, Performance Hall, LCC. 346-4363. $24, $19 stu., sr., $12 under age 12.



FRIDAY, JULY 18

Sunrise 5:47am; Sunset 8:50pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51, SnarkCast: LUBBER

Arts/visual A gallery talk for “Oregon Crafted Sampler” group exhibit, 3:30pm; opening reception, 5:30pm, Jacobs Gallery. FREE.

Dance Middle Eastern Dance Guild of Eugene, 8:30pm, Cozmic Pizza. $4.

Farmers’ markets Springfield farmers’ market, 9am-3pm, on Main Street between 5th and 6th. FREE.

Veneta farmers’ market, 2pm-6pm, in Veneta, turn south off Hwy. 126 at the light, go three blocks, on the left. FREE.

Film “Gangaji’s The Invitation,” screen presentation & discussion, 7pm, Inside Edge Program, 390 Vernal St. 995-3799. $5-$8 sug. don.

Labyrinth, with subtitles for the hearing impaired, 9pm, Sladden Park. FREE.

Food/drink Wine tasting: Ankeny Vineyards, 5pm-7pm, WineStyles. FREE.

Wine tasting: summer wines paired w/artisan cheeses, 5pm-7pm, The Broadway. FREE.

Wine tasting: Sweet Cheeks Winery, 6:30pm-7:30pm, Midtown Marketplace. FREE.

Vegan potluck, 7pm, McNail-Riley House. 341-1690. Bring utensils & plates.

Gatherings City Club Friday Forum: “Eugene’s New City Manager,” w/Jon Ruiz, 11:50am, Downtown Athletic Club. www.cityclubofeugene.org $3.

Summer Celebration, feat. food tasting, refreshment, music by Class Act and Paul Biondi, 2pm-4pm, Cascade Manor, 65 W. 30th. 342-5901. FREE.

Anime & Manga (for teens), presentation by Jaki Hunt of Kumoricon, 2pm, Bethel Library. FREE.

Grand opening & ribbon cutting celebration of RiverBend Medical Center, 3pm, w/tours 4:30pm-7pm, 3333 RiverBend Dr., Spfd. FREE.

Whiteaker Neighborhood River Festival, bike parade, drumming, storytelling, kayak demos, Oregon’s largest slip-n-slide and more, 4pm, River House, 301 N. Adams. 682-5329. FREE.

Emerald Empire HempFest, feat. music, speakers and vendors, 4:20pm-10pm July 18; noon-10pm July 19; noon-8pm July 20, Washington-Jefferson Underbridge Park. FREE.

Christian Peacemaker Teams delegation to Palestine/Israel report, 6:30pm, Eugene Friends Church, 3495 W. 18th. 870-6136. FREE.

The Wisdom Lovers’ Hang-Out meets, topic: “Depression as a spiritual door?” 7pm, EWEB. 726-6215. FREE.

Bohemia Mining Days continues. See Thursday, July 17.

music Tayberry Jam: Reggae on the Mountain, feat. music by JahSun, Clinton Fearon, Eleven Eyes, Bad Mitten Orchestre, Bazil Rathbone, Lafa Taylor, I-Chele & the Circle of Light and many more, w/global sustainabilty summit and permaculture teach-in, 1pm-midnight today, 10am-1am tomorrow and 9am-8pm July 20, Cougar Mountain, Saginaw. Buy tickets at Tsunami Books or Kalapuya Books. www.tayberryjam.com

Apropos, 6pm, outside of Supreme Bean, 29th & Willamette. FREE.

Northwest Royale, Subject 2 Change, Bluntpoint, We Have Guns, 8pm, WOW Hall. $8 adv., $10 door.

Truckstop Honeymoon, Peter Wilde, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+ $6.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” ponders whether we’re totally screwed if bees continue to die off, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

Outdoors/recreation Oregon Wild-guided backpacking trek: Iron Mountain & Echo Basin Wildflower ID hikes & camp (moderate, 4 miles), 9am, rendezvous at campground. RSVP, www.oregonwild.org/hikes_events

social dance Cajun/Zydeco dance under a full moon, 9pm, Willamette Bike Path Bridge at Valley River Center. 344-0748. FREE.

Salsa dance, 10pm, Tango Center, 194 W. Broadway. $5.

Spiritual Dances of Universal Peace, 7pm, Far Horizon Montessori School. 345-4951. $5.

“An Island Gathering w/Pastor Wayne Cordeiro” continues. See Friday.

Theater Hair, 7:30pm today & tomorrow; 2pm July 20, Hult Center. 682-5000. $22-$25.

Hello Dolly continues. See Thursday, July 17.

Mad Duckling Children’s Theater’s Cinderella, or, It’s Okay to be Different continues. See Thursday, July 17.



SATURDAY, JULY 19

Sunrise 5:48am; Sunset 8:50pm, Av High 82; Av Low 51, SnarkCast: TRICKY

Arts/visual An opening for “Clay Realized,” pottery by Hank Murrow and Hiroshi Ogawa, 3pm, White Lotus Gallery. FREE.

Farmers’ markets Farmers’ market, 9am-4pm, 8th & Oak St. FREE.

Southtowne farmers’ market, 9am-3pm, 28th & Oak St. FREE.

Food/drink Buffalo BBQ, feat. music, auction, raffles & more, St. Mary Church, 1760 Echo Hollow Rd. Call 689-0725 for tickets & times.

gatherings Block party & street mural re-painting, 9am-3pm, 22nd & Garfield. FREE.

Clinic on how to identify and prevent new invasive species, 9am-1pm, Wetland Project Office, 751 S. Danebo Ave. RSVP, 914-0701. FREE.

Saturday Market, 10am-5pm, with entertainment from Paul Naylor, 10am; Imagine A Nation Puppet Theater, 11am; Truckstop Honeymoon, noon; Cap’n Trips, 1pm; Laura Kemp, 2pm; The Surfonics, 3:30pm, Park Blocks, 8th & Oak. www.eugenesaturdaymarket.org FREE. 

“Intro to the Internet II” mini-clinic, 10am, Downtown Library. 682-5450. FREE.

Career Guidance/Online Education clinic, 11:30am, LCC. RSVP, lehrj@go2worldclass.com FREE.

Bohemia Mining Days continues. See Thursday, July 17.

Emerald Empire HempFest con-tinues. See Friday.

Kids/families Bilingual Family Fiesta, fun in Spanish & English w/stories & songs, 11am, Downtown Library. 682-8316. FREE.

Lecture “Lavender: More Than Just a Pretty Face,” Jim Laurie, 10am, Gray’s Garden Center Eugene. FREE.

lgbt Rowdy Rainbow River Womyn meets, 5pm, Countryside

Pizza, 645 River Rd. 514-1639. FREE.

Music Riffle, 8pm, 5th and A Streets, Spfd. FREE.

Albino!, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $8.

Mood Area 52 CD release show, Devil Don’t Wail, Steven Weeks, 9:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Tayberry Jam continues. See Friday.

Outdoors/recreation “Wonders of Walking,” Willamette Valley 10k/30k walk/run or relay, w/Frisbee golf and geocaching, 8am, Alton Baker Park. www.wondersofwalking.com

Butterfly count at Browder Ridge, 8am, meet at Campbell Center. RSVP, woodnymph3000@gmail.com or 684-8973. $3.

Youth Triathlon, short swim, moderate bike ride and solid run, register for one event or all three, for four age groups (8 and under, 9-10, 11-12 and 13 and over), 10am-1pm at Echo Hollow Pool. www.eugene-or.gov/recenroll $25.

Community Climb Time at the Columns, w/instruction, 9am-11am today and Aug. 16, Skinner Butte Park. Register, 682-5329. $10.

GEARs rides: Turnbow/Cox Butte, 75-80 miles; Junction City via Lovelake, 30 miles, 9am, meet at Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

Theater Hello Dolly continues. See Thursday, July 17.

Mad Duckling Children’s Theater’s Cinderella, or, It’s Okay to be Different continues. See Thursday, July 17.

Hair continues. See Friday.

Volunteer Hendricks Park forest work party, 9am-noon, meet at F.M. Wilkins Shelter. www.friendsofhendrickspark.org Tools & snacks provided.



SUNDAY, JULY 20

Sunrise 5:49am; Sunset 8:49pm, Av High 83; Av Low 51, SnarkCast: POLLSTER

Arts/visual Terry Way discusses how an artist can make her life easier, 4pm, DIVA. $5, FREE members.

Film Infinite and Finite, video of Maharaji speaking, 7pm, EWEB. FREE.

Food/drink Very Berry Breakfast, w/music by Old Time Fiddlers, 8am-11am, Spencer Creek Grange, corner of Lorane Hwy. & McBeth Rd. 341-1709. Don.

Gatherings Eugene Peace Choir leads community singing, 4pm-6pm, World Café. FREE.

Presentation on House Bill 808, an initiative to create a cabinet level position and Department of Peace, w/video & discussion, 3pm, First Congregational Church, W. 24th & Harris. FREE.

Emerald Empire HempFest continues. See Friday.

Bohemia Mining Days continues. See Thursday, July 17.

Music Chris Kokesh (of Misty River), Lincoln Crockett (of Cross-Eyed Rosie), 2pm, Stillpoint Farm, 86915 Territorial Rd., Veneta. $10-$15 sug. don.

Upstart Crow Studios presents Right Here In River City, old fashioned band concert in the park, noon-4pm, River Play, Skinner Butte Park. FREE.

Los Lonely Boys, Los Lobos, 7pm, Cuthbert Amphitheater. 682-5000. $29-$40.

Eugene Symphonic Band, 6:30pm, Washburne Park, 20th & Agate. 344-0483. FREE.

Joseph Arthur, Anna Ternheim, 8pm, WOW Hall. $13 adv., $15 door.

Unkle Nancy, 8:30pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

Mark Mathis, 9pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3-$5.

Tayberry Jam continues. See Friday.

Outdoors/recreation Dragonfly walks in the West Eugene Wetlands, 10am-noon for kids/families; 1pm-3pm for adults, meet at 5th and Wallis St. RSVP, info@wewetlands.org or 683-6494. $2 sug. don.

T’ai chi practice w/Machiko Shirai, 10:30am Sundays through Aug. 17, Scobert Gardens Park. 686-4646. FREE.

GEARs rides: Cottage Grove, 74 miles; Creswell via River Drive & Howe, 55 miles, 9am, meet at Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

Social dance Coalessence: The Alchemy of Movement, 10:30am, Eugene Ballet Academy, 1590 Willamette. 556-4355. $5-$10.

theater Hello Dolly continues. See Thursday, July 17.

Hair continues. See Friday.



MONDAY, JULY 21

Sunrise 5:50am; Sunset 8:48pm, Av High 83; Av Low 51, SnarkCast: ERECT

Gathering Campbell Community Center’s Advisory Board meets, 1pm, 155 High St. FREE.

Kids/families “Beautiful Bugs” program w/Holly Piper, 2pm today & July 24, Downtown Library. FREE.

Music Duologue, Zach Zeller, The Red Ribbon Brigade, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $3-$5.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses the micro-climates of southwestern Oregon, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.



TUESDAY, JULY 22

Sunrise 5:51am; Sunset 8:47pm, Av High 83; Av Low 51, SnarkCast: WHEREWITHAL

Farmers’ Market Farmers’ market, local produce, plants, meats, flowers, food, 10am-3pm, 8th Ave. & Oak St. FREE.

gathering “Women’s backpacking” mini-clinic, 7pm, REI. 465-1800. FREE.

Kids/families Dr. Delusions Illusions, 11:30am, Douglas Gardens Park, Spfd. FREE.

Kids’ Flea Market, kids sell their stuff to other kids, for ages 17 and younger, 11am-1pm, Fountain Plaza, Springfield Library. FREE.

“Beautiful Bugs” program w/Holly Piper, 2pm, Bethel Library. FREE.

Lecture “Staying Cool in the Summer,” Sunny Kierstyn, 12:30pm, Willamalane Center, Spfd. 736-4444. FREE.

music Mad Tea Party, Two Man Gentlemen Band, Jeff N’ Vida, 8pm, Cozmic Pizza. $7.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses the lasting feminist mystique of the Spice Girls, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM.

“Alternative Radio” discusses Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.



WEDNESDAY, JULY 23

Sunrise 5:52am; Sunset 8:46pm, Av High 83; Av Low 51, SnarkCast: QUIPSMART

Film Sci-Fi film series: Forbidden Planet, 6pm, Willamalane Center, Spfd. FREE.

Gathering “Map & compass” mini-clinic, 7pm, REI. 465-1800. $15, FREE members.

Kids/families “Beautiful Bugs” program w/Holly Piper, 2pm, Sheldon Library. FREE.

Literary arts Steven Wax reads & signs Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror, 7:30pm, Tsunami Books. FREE.

music Samba Ja, 7pm, Scobert Park. FREE.

Jon Rauhouse Sextet, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $7.

On the air “The Jefferson Exchange” discusses ways parents can get a divorce and not totally ruin little Johnny’s life forever, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

Outdoors/recreation Wetland Wander at Stewart Pond, 9am, meet at overlook off Stewart Rd. 683-6494. FREE.

GEARs rides: Fox Hollow/Lorane Hwy., 35 miles, 6pm, meet at Alton Baker Park. www.eugenegears.org

theater Hello Dolly continues. See Thursday, July 17.



THURSDAY, JULY 24

Sunrise 5:53am; Sunset 8:45pm, Av High 83; Av Low 51, SnarkCast: FLOOFY

Benefit Garden tour, benefit for Rob Handy, w/food, music & more, 5:30pm-8:30pm, tour homes located between River Rd. and NW Expressway. RSVP, friends@robhandy.com or 484-9595. $20 sug. don.

Food/drink Wine tasting: Best BBQ wines, 5pm-9pm, WineStyles. $5.

gatherings “The Adventurous Traveler’s Guide to Health” presentation, 7pm, REI. 465-1800. FREE.

Kids/families Nearby Nature’s “Crazy Critters” program for grades K-3, 1pm, Springfield Library. FREE.

“Beautiful Bugs” program continues. See Monday.

Literary arts Reflective readers book group: Martyrs’ Crossing by Amy Wilentz, 7pm, Barnes & Noble. FREE.

music The Melvins, Big Business, 7pm, John Henry’s. 21+. $15.

Hot Club Eugene, 6:30pm, Campbell Center lawn, 155 High St. FREE.

The Bucky Walters, The Conjugal Visitors, Wild Hog in the Woods, 7pm, Cozmic Pizza. $5.

The Ingredients, The Daveys, Megan Baer, 9pm, Sam Bond’s. 21+. $5.

on the air “The Jefferson Exchange” talks with Paul Stamets on how to use fungi to clean up toxic sites, 9am & 9pm, KRVM 1280 AM. 

“New Dimensions” presents “Living Authentically” w/David Wann, 6:30pm, KLCC 89.7 FM.

Outdoors/recreation Kayak Competitions: Whitewater Rodeo and Downriver Race, 5:30pm-8:30pm, Knickerbocker Footbridge, Alton Baker Park. www.worldkayak.com FREE.

T’ai chi clinic continues. See Thursday, July 17.

Theater Hello Dolly continues. See Thursday, July 17.



CORVALLIS EVENTS

Note - Continuation dates for out-of-town events are listed under the first day of the event.

Thursday, July 17 Linn County Fair, 11am-11pm July 17-20, Linn County Fair & Expo, Albany. www.linncountyfair.com $7, $5 sr., children under age 11, free under age 5 ($3 parking fee).

Disney’s High School Musical, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and July 19; 1:30pm July 19, Majestic Theatre. Tix: www.majestic.org or 738-7469. $9, $7 under age 17.

Craig Morgan, 8:30pm, Linn County Fair, Albany. FREE w/fair admission.

Friday, July 18 Da Vinci Days science, art and technology festival, feat. community art bikes, Kinetic Sculpture Race, film & video festival, ENTEK Electrathon, children’s parade and music by BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet (Fri.) and NK Band (Sat.). 5pm-10:30pm today; 10am-11:45pm tomorrow and 10am-5pm July 20, various locations, Corvallis. www.davinci-days.org $15 weekend pass; $10 one-day pass.

Bard in the Quad lecture series: “Prohibition and Its Discontents: Social Control in Eras of Reaction, Then and Now,” Bill Lunch, 6pm, 318 Milam, OSU. FREE.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 8pm today, tomorrow and July 20, 23-27 & 30, MU Quad, OSU. http://oregonstate.edu/dept/theatre or 737-2784. $14, $10 sr., $7 stu.

Willamette STAGE Co. presents Blackbird, 8pm today, tomorrow and July 25-26; 4pm July 20, Black Box Theater, Corvallis High School. www.willamettestage.org or 368-7092. $15, $12 stu., sr.

Terri Clark, 8:30pm, Linn County Fair, Albany. FREE w/fair admission.

Saturday, July 19 Farmers’ market, 9am-1pm, City Hall parking lot, Albany. FREE.

Corvallis Artisans Market, 9am-2pm, downtown Corvallis. www.corvallisartisansmarket.com FREE.

Ice Cream Social sponsored by Western Hills Kiwanis Club, 1pm, Corvallis Senior Center. 766-6969. FREE.

The Guess Who, 8:30pm, Linn County Fair, Albany. FREE w/fair admission.

Sunday, July 20 Farmers’ market, 9am-1pm, City Hall parking lot, Albany. FREE.

Wednesday, July 23 The Flow, noon, OSU Bookstore Courtyard, Corvallis. FREE.

Bard in the Quad lecture series: “Blue Planet Shakespeare: The Stage and the Sea,” Richmond Barbour, 6pm, 318 Milam, OSU. FREE.

Thursday, July 24 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, 7pm, Monteith Park, Albany. FREE.



ON THE ROAD

Thursday, July 17 The Jesus and Mary Chain, 9pm, Wonder Ballroom, PDX. 21+. $32.

Doubt, A Parable, 7:30pm today, tomorrow and July 19, 23-27, 30-31 and Aug. 1-2; 2pm July 20, Pentacle Theater, Salem. 503-485-4300. $18.

Stevie B, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Jackson County Fair, daily today, tomorrow and July 19, Jackson County Fairgrounds/Lithia Motors Amphitheater, Central Point. www.jcfairgrounds.com or 541-774-8270.

Friday, July 18 David Alan Grier, 8pm, Aladdin Theater, PDX. $25.

Salem Art Fair & Festival, juried art exhibits, art marketplace, tours, demonstrations, performances, kids’ court, live music and more, July 18-20, Bush’s Pasture Park, Salem. www.salemart.org or 503-581-2228. Don.

Northwest String Summit, feat. Darol Anger, Keller Williams, Drew Emmitt, Vince Hermann and three nights of Yonder Mountain String Band, July 18-20, Horning’s Hideout, North Plains. www.stringsummit.com or 503-647-2920. 

The Summit Underground, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Catherine Russell, 7pm, Riverbend Park, Winston. www.riverbendlive.org FREE.

Saturday, July 19 Aimee Mann, Blind Pilot, 8pm, Aladdin Theater, PDX. $35.

Wine tasting: Cathedral Ridge, 1pm-4pm, The Wine Place, Yachats. FREE. 

Kevin Selfe & The Tornadoes, 9pm, The Landmark, Yachats. FREE.

Super Diamond: The Alternative Neil Diamond Experience, 8pm, Three Rivers Casino, Florence. 21+. $15-$18.

Sunday, July 20 Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band, 7pm, McMenamins Edgefield, Troutdale. www.mcmenamins.com

Wyclef Jean, 8pm, Roseland Theater, PDX. www.doubletee.com

Earlimart, Sabertooth, The Parson Red Heads, 9pm, Doug Fir Lounge, PDX. 21+. $12.

Hot Summer Night Cruise-In, wine, cars, prizes, barbecue and music from J.T. and the Tourists, 1:30pm-5:30pm, Willamette Valley Vineyards. www.wvv.com $5.

Florence Old Town Market, 11am-5pm, Florence. FREE.

Monday, July 21 Harry and the Potters, 7:30pm, Wonder Ballroom, PDX. $15.

Tuesday, July 22 Cracked Pots Garden Art Show and Edgefield Gardens Plant Show, 1pm today & tomorrow, McMenamins Edgefield, Troutdale. FREE.

Emmylou Harris, Jimmy Gaurdeau and Moondi Klein, 7pm, Oregon Zoo, Portland. www.oregonzoo.org $24.

Blue Highway, 7pm, Stewart Park, Roseburg. www.halfshell.org FREE.

Wednesday, July 23 Zizek, 9:30pm, Berbati’s Pan, PDX. 21+. $13.

George Thorogood and Buddy Guy, 7pm, Oregon Garden, Silverton. www.oregongarden.org

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, 7:30pm, Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville. www.brittfest.org

Thursday, July 24 Oregon Brewers Festival, feat. Oregon Brewers Brunch ($20) & Parade, noon-9pm July 24-26 and noon-7pm July 27, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, Portland. www.oregonbrewfest.com or 503-778-5917. Required tasting mugs cost $5 and each taste requires a $1 token (four tokens fill a mug).

Clint Black, 7:30pm, Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville. www.brittfest.org



ATTN: OPPORTUNITIES

Artists are invited to submit up to four pieces to the Florence Events Center’s “Celebrate Arts!” juried art show. Download a prospectus at www.eventcenter.org Deadline is Oct. 17.